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argued for granting russia pntr, which has until now been prevented by what is known as the jackson-vanik amendment, focus on the supposedly bilateral trade benefits. the issue that concerns me and many members is not trade but human rights. advocates of repeal say that the jackson-vanik amendment is outdated and is purely symbolic and therefore should be disregarded. but in the ira of human rights, madam speaker, symbols can have a very great importance. over the years jackson-vanik has become a sign of the continuing u.s. commitment to human rights in russia and elsewhere. repealing the amendment could very well be interpreted as an indication that our commitment is now weakening. this would be a terrible signal to send at a time when putin is in the process of imposing ever tighter restrictions on all opposition to his regime, especially democratic activists and any others who dare to defy the authorities. i also oppose granting russia aren't -- pntr at this time because it is but one more concession by the united states in pursuit of the president's failed reset of relations wit
hollywood hunk to talk to, "twilight" star kellen lutz is here, and also ahead some of michael jackson's most prized possessions are going to be -- going up on the auction block, from the crystal-encrusted gloves. willie really has his eye on those, to the jackets from the bad tour. >> a little outside of my price range. >> are they pretty left? >> yeah. >> i would imagine. >> natalie is standing by at the news desk. she has a check of the headlines. natalie. >> good morning to you guys, once again. good morning, everyone. federal investigators are on the scene of a deadly collision in midland, texas. on thursday four people were killed when a freight train slammed into their parade float carrying wounded war veterans to a banquet of honor. among the victims was a two-time purple heart recipient. 17 others were injured. early indications show that the train may have not seen the decorated flatbed approaching, even though the crossing gate and lights appeared to be working at the time. intensifying rocket barrages overnight between israel and gaza have the region teetering on the brink
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